http://boardsus.playstation.com/playstation/board/message?board.id=ps3&thread.id=1058274 Article from Sony. They have "shipped" 2 million worldwide and intend to still ship 6 million worldwide by the end of March. I say, if the units don't sell as quickly as they want in Japan or America, they're region free send em to Europe. Or quit shipping so many to Japan or America and stockpile for the European launch and blow it out of the water. I talked to several guys fom Europe on the AVS forums and elsewhere, they say the pre-orders are completely sold out. Again, that's anecdotal, but really it's the best way they can sell out the console.